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By Mark Ferrulo - February 11, 2016
This Saturday, February 13, the day before Valentine's Day, Floridians will be urging lawmakers to “Have A Heart, Save Our Parks” at events throughout the state to protest plans to turn our state parks into profit centers for timber harvesting, cattle grazing, and worse.
By Jon Bleyer - February 5, 2016
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By Mark Ferrulo - February 2, 2016
Last week, the Florida House, at the behest of Big Oil lobbyists, advanced a pro-fracking bill that would strip cities and counties’ legal authority to ban this dirty, dangerous, and environmentally destructive drilling in their communities.
By Jon Bleyer - January 29, 2016
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By Mark Ferrulo - January 28, 2016
When Florida voters overwhelmingly passed the Water and Land Conservation Amendment 1, they sent a loud and clear message to policy-makers - preserve and protect what remains of Florida’s amazing waterways and precious open spaces.
By Mark Ferrulo - January 27, 2016
Florida is facing a real crisis in mental health care. Send a letter to House Speaker Crisafulli today and urge him to make mental health funding a priority this legislative session by closing the coverage gap.
By Jon Bleyer - January 22, 2016
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By Jon Bleyer - January 15, 2016
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By Ray Seaman - January 13, 2016
Earlier this week, Progress Florida joined Environment Florida and the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida in a legal challenge filed by Earthjustice to the so-called "Smart Solar" amendment backed by Florida's big utilities.
By Damien Filer - January 13, 2016
As Florida lawmakers prepare to consider a measure that would impose term limits on state appellate judges, Progress Florida Executive Director Mark Ferrulo issued the following statement on behalf of the Florida Access to Justice Project.

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